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The Laughing dog

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Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
+44 1597 822406
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
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Poole, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an idiolice village pub with everything from from fish n chips to high quality steak and local specials. Fantastic value for money where the chef can met your reauirements xx

Thank BleddynWilliams
Newbridge on Wye
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Unwelcoming and unfriendly on arrival, we booked but were the only people in all night, that tells you something on a Friday. The food was badly cooked and seemed to be out of packets. We had starters and a mains and we left food, we were going to have desserts but we're so underwhelmed we left. It wasn't cheap for... More 

Thank Jacko592
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times only for a drink although they do have a restaurant. The bar is a little qhirky but nice,there was a log fire going when we went in on a saturday night which was very romantic.There's also a games room with a pool table & dart board. Went there on a weekday when there was... More 

Thank nickb298
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here as a group of friends this evening for a meal, the place itself is quite basic in appearance however there was a warm and friendly welcome. The menu was quite varied with some unusual dishes on. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and were really impressed. The T-bone steak was cooked beautifully and the home cooked chips... More 

Thank Melanie_Rossiter
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Dirty pub, we went in because it was somewhere we could take dogs we was on holiday near by landlady very unfriendly local stood at bar just staring. We had food which was definitely not worth the money worst pub I've ever been in.

Thank Angela A
Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Eight of us enjoyed an excellent meal here tonight, starters, mains and desserts were all superb - every plate was clean!

Thank Stephhelen
England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Good service, polite and friendly staff even though England were beating Wales and the match was on in the pub.

Thank Blunderbusy
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We had been fir dinner at the Thai Restaurant across the street and popped into the Laughing Dog for a beer or two before going home. What a friendly place and nice welcoming people. Discovered they do food as well so will put that on the list for next time. Darts pool and nice company what more could you ask... More 

Thank Andrew L
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This pub was close to three wells hotel so we decided to give it a try. On arrival the tables in the bar were reserved, the landlady invited us in to sit by the log fire while she heated the restaurant. After a game of pool and a drink we enjoyed a good meal, the homemade sausages were tasty .... More 

1 Thank Sarah873
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Called in to the local pub whilst we were staying in the area. Only the landlord and a local person in. No conversation made with us. Sat in the window and noticed a collection of dead wasps. Following day, called in again. Same lack of atmosphere and the dead wasps were still in residence. Shame as it would have been... More 

3 Thank Angela L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howey, Howey, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5PT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Llandrindod Wells  >  Howey
  • Phone Number: +44 1597 822406

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?